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Pale Ale | Firehouse Grill & Brewery

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Brewed by:
Firehouse Grill & Brewery
California, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Offa on 10-07-2009

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 5
Photo of Durge
3.97/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A slightly hazy golden color with a decent white froth but very little sign of lacing. The aroma is crisp citrus and tangy bread. Very decent for those hoping for a hoppy pale. The flavor brings much the same. Nearly an IPA bitterness with lemony bright hop obvious but muted just a bit by a sourdough base. Medium-light bodied with a refreshingly lively feel. A happy pale ale for this hop fan, one that could session nicely. Recommended.

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Photo of rarbring
4.08/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

An amber beer, with an off-white haed that leaves some lacing.

The smell is citric, grapefruit and pines, some malty bread tones.

The taste is dominated by the hops, lemon, grapefruit and bitter orange.

Low carbonation, a nice crisp body, a long remaining dry feeling.

A very pleasant experience, almost as an IPA.

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Photo of Offa
3.41/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is another new brewry for me. I had this cask-conditioned at Toad in the Hole, Santa Rosa. This is very much a standard West-Coast-style American Pale Ale, very light and grapefruity with bitterness having just a slight edge.

It is pale golden amber with a medium, frothy-airy white head that shrinks steadily. It leaves only hints of lace.

The aroma is bright, aromatic grapefruit with hints of lemon and a weak hint of grain.

The taste is similar, mostly bright, clear grapefruit with a little lemon and hint of grain. It is faintly sweet with a slightly stronger bitterness that just barely takes over at the finish before a light, grapefruit-grain aftertaste that is balanced. It's ok and decently well balanced and integrated, but very simple, standard in thew nature of its character, and too grapefruity for me.

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Pale Ale from Firehouse Grill & Brewery
3.73 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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